Dallas Family Law Attorney Michelle May O’Neil was cited in an article published today in the Texas Lawyer news magazine. The article entitled Toddler Tug of War: Mother and Couple at Odds in Parental Rights Termination Case by John Council discusses a case pending in the Houston 1st Court of Appeals seeking to terminate a mother’s parental rights when the baby was secreted from the mother by the father and unknowingly placed with a prospecitve adoptive family.
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Senate Bill 1838 was signed into law by Governor Perry yesterday. The new law authorizes the court to order termination of the parent-child relationship if the court finds clear and convincing evidence that the parent has been convicted of a criminal attempt to the murder or criminal solicitation to murder the other parent of the child.
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